Water Availability and Use - Lake Lanier in Georgia serves many uses.

 Water Availability and Use - Lake Lanier in Georgia serves many uses.

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Water Availability and Use: Lake Lanier, Georgia
One source of water can server many uses

Lake Lanier, just north of Atlanta, Georgia, is the main water supply for millions of people downstream. Lake Lanier is a U.S. Corps of Engineers reservoir that provides multiple uses for millions of people in north Georgia. Buford Dam has a hydroelectric facility inside the dam that produces electricity for Atlanta and surroundings, kayakers and fishermen make heavy use of the Chattahoochee River as it flows south below the dam, houses line the reservoir shores, and the lake is one of the most used water bodies for recreation in the Nation.

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Lat / Long: 34.160377000000 / -84.073522100000